7 Tips for Growing Hostas - Longfield Gardens
Hostas are the go-to perennial for shady gardens. And for good reason! These rugged plants live for decades and require virtually no attention. Here are some tips to help you take full advantage of these easy and rewarding shade-loving plants.
Hylotelephium 'Blue Pearl (PBR) (SunSparkler Series)' - stonecrop ( syn. Sedum )
Sedum Blue Pearl ('Sunsparkler') (PBR) - The colour of the fleshy foliage is reason enough to grow this drought-tolerant sun-lover, as it is a dusky shade of purple that intensifies as the summer progresses, providing a beautiful contrast to silvers and pinks. This plant is also valuable though for its long flowering season, producing small clusters of bright pink blooms, which are irrisistable to butterflies, bees and other pollinating insects.
15 Drought-Tolerant Groundcovers That Look Gorgeous Without Much Water
Poor, dry soil? It’s no problem for snow-in-summer. This indomitable groundcover forms a low-growing mat of gray-green leaves that are smothered with starry white flowers in late spring and early summer. Snow-in-summer excels in sandy or clay soils. In addition to being drought tolerant, this fast-growing perennial is also deer and rabbit resistant. It’s one of the easiest-care perennial groundcovers. Care tip: Use snow-in-summer in rock walls, as erosion control on slopes, and in containers tha
How to Apply Herbicides and Pesticides Safely | Gardener’s Path
Cut out the guesswork and do things the right way when it comes to garden pests! Prepare yourself for a primer on all things pesticide, and read about why applying chemicals is always the last-ditch solution. Read more now on Gardener’s Path!